The Southeast Transition to Organic Partnership Program is a coalition of partners that offer a comprehensive range of resources and support to transitioning and existing organic producers.
This coalition of partners serves producers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This is a certifier-neutral program.
Mentorship Support – Technical Assistance – Partnership Network – Training & Education – Networking & Community Building
The Southeast Transition to Organic Partnership Program is supported through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP). TOPP is a program of the USDA Organic Transition Initiative and is administered by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP).
Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP)
The TOPP Mentorship Program– facilitates connections and provides support to both experienced organic producers and producers in the process of transitioning to organic farming. The program aims to build a strong network of organic producers and ensure a smooth transition for those seeking organic certification.
By fostering mentorship relationships between experienced organic producers and those transitioning to organic farming, the TOPP Mentorship Program creates a platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration within the organic farming community. This program not only facilitates a smoother transition process for producers but also strengthens the network of organic producers across the country.
Are you interested in learning more about the Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP)?
Fill out the SE TOPP interest form below or email us at email@example.com.